“Polaris MEP helped us get faster and more reliable than ever. In less than a year, we went from scaling down staff to hiring new employees to meet increased business.”
Steve Kennedy, Owner
Polaris MEP quickly recognized that there was no issue with product quality, but identified process inefficiencies and dove into a Continuous Improvement/Lean effort to address process inefficiencies and disorganization on the floor.
Successful Continuous Improvement is not just a “one-off” exercise but a cultural change within a company. Polaris MEP and Kennedy Incorporated staff committed to this ideal and have since moved from one end of the organization to the other to uncover areas that benefited from reorganization or elimination. They also pinpointed new opportunities for process improvements and automation.
Polaris MEP prescribed a specific Continuous Improvement/Lean effort which:
78% increase in productivity per employee
Over 400% production volume increase
Nearly instant return on project investment
Rehired previous staff
Hiring additional staff to fulfill new business